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- Don’t Forget the Giver December 7, 2019It was just before Christmas, and her kids were having a difficult time with gratitude. In other words, they were pretty much “give me” instead of “thank you.” She knew how easy it was to slip into that kind of thinking—what with all the commercialism of the season. But she also knew she wanted something better for the hearts of her children. So she went thr […]John Blase
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Thoughts Are Just Thoughts: How to Stop Worshiping Your Anxious Mind | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA
This is a very good read from quora short and to the point very truthful
Answer to How do I stop over thinking and to let go of the past with toxic people? by Vidya Chagan https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-stop-over-thinking-and-to-let-go-of-the-past-with-toxic-people/answer/Vidya-Chagan?ch=99&share=d6817efe&srid=olpup
Answer to How does one overcome depression and anxiety? by Ananthi Mathur https://www.quora.com/How-does-one-overcome-depression-and-anxiety/answer/Ananthi-Mathur?ch=99&share=e6960cdb&srid=olpup
Life is like T. P. the closer to the end you get, the faster it goes.
A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the man he had work for him to do, and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained that the man was to push against the rock with all his might. This the man did, day after day.
For many years he toiled from sun up to sun down, his shoulders set squarely against the cold, massive surface of the unmoving rock, pushing with all his might. Each night the man returned to his cabin sore, and worn out, feeling that his whole day had been spent in vain. Seeing that the man was showing signs of discouragement, the adversary decided to enter the picture by placing thoughts into the man’s weary mind: “You have been pushing against that rock for a long time, and it hasn’t budged. Why kill yourself over this? You are never going to move it.” Thus giving the man the impression that the task was impossible and that he was a failure. These thoughts discouraged and disheartened the man. “Why kill myself over this?” he thought. “I’ll just put in my time, giving just the minimum effort and that will be good enough.” And that is what he planned to do until one day he decided to make it a matter of prayer and take his troubled thoughts to the Lord.
“Lord” he said, “I have labored long and hard in your service, putting all my strength to do that which you have asked. Yet, after all this time, I have not even budged that rock by half a millimeter. What is wrong? Why am I failing?”
The Lord responded compassionately, “My friend, when I asked you to serve me and you accepted, I told you that your task was to push against the rock with all, your strength, which you have done. Never once did I mention to you that I expected you to move it. Your task was to push, and now you come to me, with your strength spent, thinking that you have failed. But, is that really so? Look at yourself. Your arms are strong and muscled, your back sinewy and brown, your hands are callused from constant pressure, and your legs have become massive and hard. Through opposition you have grown much and your abilities now surpass that which you used to have. Yet you haven’t moved the rock. But your calling was to be obedient and to push and to exercise your faith and trust in My wisdom. This you have done. I, my friend, will now move the rock.”
At times, when we hear a word from God, we tend to use our own intellect to decipher what He wants, when actually what God wants is just simple obedience and faith in Him…. By all means, exercise the faith that moves mountains, but know that it is still God who moves the mountains.
When everything seems to go wrong,…just P.U.S.H.!
When the job gets you down,…just P.U.S.H.!
When people don’t react the way you think they should,…just P.U.S.H.!
When your money looks funny and the bills are due,…just P.U.S.H.!
When you want to tell them off for whatever the reason,…just P.U.S.H.!
When people just don’t understand you,…just P.U.S.H.!
P.U.S.H — Pray Until Something Happens!!!!!
— Author Unknown
Just when you think you’ve won the rat race, along come faster rats.
Two friends drove by a gas station.
The first one says, “These prices are awful. They just keep going higher!”
The second replies, “It doesn’t affect me at all. I always put in just $20 worth.”
INSTRUCTIONS FOR LIFE
- Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
- Memorize your favorite poem.
- Don’t believe all you hear.
- Don’t spend all you have.
- Don’t sleep all you want.
- When you say, “I love you”, mean it.
- When you say, “I’m sorry”, look the person in the eye.
- Be engaged at least 6 months before you get married.
- Believe in love at first sight.
- Never laugh at anyone’s dreams.
- Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it’s the only way to live life completely.
- In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
- Don’t judge people by their relatives.
- Talk slowly, but think quickly.
- When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile and ask, “why do you want to know?”
- Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
- Call your parents.
- Say, “God bless you” when you hear someone sneeze.
- When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
- Remember the 3 r’s: respect for self; respect for others; responsibility for all your actions.
- Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
- When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
- Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.
- Marry a person you love to talk to. As you grow older, his or her conversational skills will be as important as any other.
- Spend some time alone.
- Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
- Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Read more books and watch less tv.
- Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll get to enjoy it a second time.
- Trust in God but lock your car.
- A loving atmosphere in your home is so important. Do all you can to create a tranquil, harmonious home.
- In disagreements with loved ones, deal with a current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
- Read between the lines.
- Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
- Be gentle with the earth.
- PRAY. There’s immeasurable power in it.
- Never interrupt when you are being flattered. Say, “thank you”.
- Mind your own business.
- Don’t trust a person who doesn’t close his or her eyes when you kiss them.
- Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
- If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you are living. That is wealth’s greatest satisfaction.
- Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of luck.
- Learn the rules, then break some.
- Remember that the best relationship is one where your love for each other is greater than your need for each other.
- Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
- Remember that your character is your destiny.
- Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
— Author Unknown
I ASKED GOD
I asked God to take away my pride.
God said “No”.
It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up.
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said “No”.
Her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary.
I asked God to grant me patience.
God said “No”.
Patience is a by-product of tribulations; it isn’t granted, it is earned.
I asked God to give me happiness.
God said “No”.
I give you blessings, happiness is up to you.
I asked God to spare me pain.
God said “No”.
Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you closer to me.
I asked God to make my spirit grow.
God said “No”.
You must grow on your own, but I will prune you to make you fruitful.
I asked for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said “No”.
I will give you life so that you may enjoy all things.
I ask God to help me LOVE others, as much as he loves me.
God said… Ahhhh, finally you have the idea!
— Author Unknown
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT AS THE NEW YEAR BEGINS:
There are two days in every week about which we should not worry, two days which should be kept from fear and apprehension.
One of these days is “YESTERDAY” with its mistakes and cares, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. “YESTERDAY” has passed forever beyond our control.
All the money in the world cannot bring back “YESTERDAY.” We cannot erase a single word we said. “YESTERDAY” is gone.
The other day we should not worry about is “TOMORROW” with its possible adversities, its burdens, its large promise and poor performances. “TOMORROW” is beyond our control.
“TOMORROW’S” sun will still rise, either in splendor or behind a mask of clouds, but it will rise. Until it does, we have no stake in “”TOMORROW,” for it is yet unborn.
This leaves only one day — “TODAY.” Any person can fight the battles of just one day. It is only when you and I add the burdens of those two awful eternities — “YESTERDAY” and “TOMORROW” — that we break down. It is not the experience of “TODAY” that drives people mad— it is remorse of bitterness for something which happened “YESTERDAY” and dread of what will happen “TOMORROW.”
— Author Unknown